Larry Lucchino Likes Red Sox’ Picks, Thinks MLB Draft is Growing in Popularity (Video)

Major League Baseball’s amateur draft certainly doesn’t have the same hype surrounding it that the NBA or NFL enjoys. But the league is trying to grow its popularity. Red Sox president and CEO Larry Lucchino points to the college football and basketball systems’ popularity as the reason that MLB’s edition doesn’t quite measure up. However, he also believes that efforts to increase attention to the draft have been successful, particularly the fact that it’s now broadcast on the MLB Network. Watch the video above to hear Lucchino’s opinions on the draft itself, as well as how he thinks the Red…

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